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The ultimate guide to Preparing to Bring Your Baby Home. Please register in advance of this complimentary event with the link below

Sep 10th, 2021
Thanksgiving Travel Advice and Hours

In San Francisco, Marin, and San Mateo Counties, COVID cases are increasing.  We are receiving regular calls about exposures to COVID and are seeing increased COVID in our members.

Nov 23rd, 2020
Covid Testing For Members Available

Due to the recent surge in Covid as well as limited testing supplies and PPE, effective Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Discover Health will be offering Covid tests to MEMBERS only. Not a Member? Find out How!

Nov 20th, 2020
Covid Testing Update

While Discover Health currently offers multiple testing options; this message explains how we determine which test is the best fit for each patient.

Nov 17th, 2020
Ages And Stages Questionnaire Announcement

One of the most important parts of your child’s regularly scheduled wellness check-up is the review of his or her developmental progress. Here at Discover Health, we utilize the Ages and Stages Questionnaire for children 2 months to 5 years old.

Nov 16th, 2020
COVID Antibody Testing

At this time, Discover Health physicians are offering IgM and IgG antibody testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Because this test has not been reviewed/approved, it is considered an experimental test.

Apr 28th, 2020
How to Manage & Test Your Stress In The "New Norm"

Watch Dr. Christina Youngren review ways to mitigate some stressors during this time. -Improve sleep, 7-8 hours -Whole foods diet, high in nutrition -Good water intake -Get vitamin D -Meditate -Keep your immune system balanced

Apr 21st, 2020
COVID-19 Update Webinar

We put together this 20 minute video about COVID-19 to boil down what we see as the most important reliable facts, as well as some tips on staying sane during our "shelter in place" period.

Mar 26th, 2020
What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

The emergence of a new coronavirus has been reported in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Decisions regarding local travel restrictions and/or activity should be discussed with your physician based on personal conditions.

Feb 3rd, 2020
Learn more about Dr. Christina Youngren

Dr. Christina Youngren’s services center on healthy aging with hormone balance support, bio-identical hormone and pellet therapy, gastrointestinal disorders, and environmental medicine.

Nov 17th, 2019
Air Quality Index Resource

The air quality can affect our health especially those with allergies and asthma. Use this resource to keep tabs on the air quality where you are located.

Oct 29th, 2019
Dr. Natasha Agbai, M.D. Pediatrician

We are excited to introduce our newest team member Dr. Natasha Agbai, M.D. Pediatrician. The new opening of Discover Health Mid-Peninsula office is coming soon in 2020! Please contact the office 415-732-7029 to learn more about becoming a member.

Oct 29th, 2019
Shingles Vaccination

Illness and disease prevention is a goal we all strive to attain. Vaccinations provide protection against disease with varying effectiveness. The new shingles vaccine approved by the FDA and released this year, Shingrix, does a great job protecting you fro

Oct 2nd, 2018
Flu Shots At Discover Health MD

Fall. Autumn. Back-to-School. Whatever you call this season, NOW is a great time to start thinking about flu prevention. The flu shot is your insurance policy to take care of yourself and those closest to you!

Sep 11th, 2018
We Live In A Dirty World.

Billions of chemicals are released into the air and water (2010 EPA statistic). We have those things are visible to us and that we readily aware of, which is evident by the chemicals that are released into the air and water.

Jun 19th, 2018
21 Day Sugar Detox

Welcome to the sugar detox! This challenge entails the elimination of anything that includes sugar, sweeteners, and sugar alcohols, all of which are added to our foods and we consume, sometimes without even knowing about it.

May 30th, 2018
Self Care For New Moms

As a mother of two, our gatherings, texts, and phone calls center around the kids: their potty training progress, sleep patterns, and cute stories from daycare or the home front. 
Then recently, my sister asked about recommendations for snacks.

May 21st, 2018
Meet Nicole!

In becoming a patient at Discover Health, you chose to be more than just a number or a name on a chart.

May 14th, 2018
We love success stories in our community!

If you think healthy eating is just about the latest diet trend and looking good, get inspired by Rose who exemplifies the deeper rewards that come from living a healthier lifestyle.

Apr 5th, 2018
Introducing ClaimAssist

We are pleased to announce the inclusion of a new service for our patients – ClaimAssist.

Jul 17th, 2017
Introducing Spruce

This month, we improved our internal workflows here at Discover Health via a modern communications platform called Spruce.

Jul 17th, 2017
Why Running Can Increase Your Life Span

According to this new follow-up study by the Cooper Institute of Dallas, running at any pace for any amount of time is linked with adding more time to your life.

Apr 13th, 2017
Natural Solutions for Cold and Flu Season

Natural Solutions for the Cold and Flu Season As fall and winter approaches, most people find they become more susceptible to falling victim to a bacteria or virus.

Sep 6th, 2016
5 Reasons Kids Need Time in Nature

With the typical hectic schedule and busy lifestyle that comes with living in the Bay Area, here are 5 great HEALTH reasons why you need to get out into nature with the kids!

Jul 28th, 2016
The Drug-Free Way to Manage Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

In my last post, “Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You,” I explained what Hashimoto’s disease is, how it can throw off your immune system, and some of the health problems it can cause.

Jul 5th, 2016